You should never, ever, ever drink and drive. But has anyone ever thought of giving the car a drink and then driving it? These clever, thinkin’ men in Scotland sure did.

Working with Perthshire’s Tullibardine Distillery, Celtic Renewables Ltd. of Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland has created a biofuel called biobutanol. It is meant to be a replacement for gasoline and diesel. Apparently, you don’t need to make any changes to your engine to use it, reports the BBC.

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It is made from residue that is of absolutely no use to the whiskey industry: draff (kernels of barley) and pot ale (a yeasty liquid resulting from fermentation).

Founder and president of Celtic Renewables Martin Tangney told the BBC,

“What we developed was a process to combine the liquid with the solid, and used an entirely different traditional fermentation process called ABE, and it makes the chemical called biobutanol. And that is a direct replacement, here and now, for petrol This is the first time in history that a car has ever been driven with a biofuel produced from whisky production residues.”

Lisa Summers, a reporter for BBC Scotland, got to drive the whiskey-fueled car on its inaugural journey and reported that there was no noticeable difference between it and a normal gas- or diesel-driven car. This is where the car and I contrast. You fill me up with whiskey and taquitos and I promise you’ll notice a difference.

Celtic Renewables got a £9 million (approximately $11.6 million) grant from the government to build a “commercial demonstrator plant” that’s expected to be fully operational by 2019. The company will also be targeting other whisky-producing countries, like us.

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “One more for the road.”

(h/t to James!)